Indiana & Yoga Magazine Summer 2016 Issue 1 | Page 6


Our contributors

Anne Alderfer
On page 72
Anne Alderfer , RYT 200 , is a hospice social worker , wife , mother of three amazing adult sons , aspiring writer , meditator , former yoga teacher and life adventurer . Anne first discovered yoga in 1978 , studied the lineage of the Himalayan Masters and later taught her own integrative style of yoga for 15 years . Currently Anne prefers being the student on the mat in yoga classes and learning to strengthen , flex and accept her changing body and self .
Emma Huddleston
On page 36
Emma Faesi Hudelson has too many dogs . When she ' s not taking care of them , she ' s practicing or teaching Ashtanga yoga , making vegan enchiladas with her husband , or telling undergraduates not to use semicolons .
Betsy Alt
On page 18
Betsy holds a master ' s in public relations from IU and works as a freelance marketingcommunications strategist . She is passionate about helping businesses and individuals tell their unique stories . A yogi since 2003 , she earned her 200-hr YTT with Nancy Schalk at All People Yoga Center in 2005 and has taught off and on in the years since . Betsy lives in SoBro with her rescue dog , Romi .
Janmarie Connor
On page 64
Janmarie Connor is central Indiana business owner and an international organization development and change management consultant . A graduate of Indiana University and the Gestalt Center for Organization and Systems Development , Janmarie has worked in both corporate and nonprofit settings in North and South America and in Asia . Janmarie is a Heartfulness Meditation trainer with nearly 25 years of study and practice in this heart ¬ based Raja Yoga method . She and her husband Bob live in Indianapolis . They have two grown sons .
Mindi Epstein
On page 66
Mindi Epstein is the owner of Peace through Yoga in Zionsville , Speedway and Danville . Peace through Yoga owner Mindi Epstein founded Main Street Yoga in Speedway prior to purchasing Peace through Yoga in Zionsville . A third studio in Danville was opened in May 2015 .
Nichol Kirby
On page 12
Nichol Lindsey Kirby is an Indianapolis native with a love of animals ; chicken farmer , rescuer and rehabilitation specialist of dogs and rabbits , and licensed game breeder . A true academic , Nichol is an American Sign Language Interpreter , Deaf and Deaf- Blind advocate , and medical researcher . She is a PhD Candidate at the Aalborg , Denmark Institute of Humanities and Medicine , where she is researching rare genetic diseases . AA , BS , MA .
Heather T . Leo
On page 14
Heather T Leo , e-RYT500 , is the coowner of Balance Yoga located in Carmel IN . Her classes range from traditional Yoga to Paddle Board Yoga ( SUP Yoga ), Indoboard Balance Training , Slackline and AcroYoga . Heather is a brand ambassador for Indoboard , SUPLove and is a Yogaslacker . Connect with her at a class at her studio or on one of the waterways of Indianapolis .